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Operation BFF: A Tale of Two (kinds of) Crosswalks

Last week Orlando Police Department (OPD) officers and Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) deputies hit the streets for Operation Best Foot Forward. Their goal: to raise drivers’ awareness about Florida law, which requires drivers to yield or stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks. How Operation BFF works: Before an operation, […]

Featured / People On Foot

Media Alert: Operation BFF in Orlando and Orange County on 9/18/19

Law enforcement from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Orlando Police Department will be hitting the streets this week to enforce six crosswalks. Deputies and officers will be looking for drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians in marked crosswalks, as Florida law requires. Drivers who fail to yield could […]

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FDOT Honors BWCF, BFF with First-Ever Award of Its Kind

“It takes special people and organizations to dedicate the time and energy to go above and beyond in any area. We especially appreciate that your time and energy is dedicated to saving the lives of people who walk and bike in Florida.” Those were just a few words spoken about […]

Community Events / Featured

BWCF helps prepare thousands of Central Florida kids for Back-to-School

Happy First Day Of School Central Florida! Hopefully, it’s been a fun summer full of bike riding, late summer evening walks, picnics and more. This morning moms and dads all over Central Florida kissed their kiddos goodbye and sent them off with a backpack full of fresh, new supplies. Here […]

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Why we need more walkable neighborhoods

Walkable places aren’t just more convenient – they’re more valuable. According to a new study by Smart Growth America, walkable neighborhoods in cities are economically stronger, more socially equitable and provide more job opportunities than drivable areas. The opposite of suburban, drive-only developments, walkable urban places (WalkUPs) within urban metros […]